Pastoral Care (Cure of Souls)

13 Custom

The term pastoral care comes from latin cura animarum and from the activity itself. This ministry reflects Jesus' pastoral attributes in practical service to the world (neighbors). It is based on texts such as Matthew 22:37-40 or Matthew 25:35-40. Its primary goal is ministry towards Christians to live joyfully in the growth of faith and discipleship of Jesus Christ for the entire life in the corpus of the church.


Word Meaning
παρακαλέω to entreat; to encourage
ἡγέομαι lead; think
μεριμνάω care for
ποιμήν, ένος, ὁ a shepherd
ἐλέγχω expose; reprove
καταρτίζω prepare; restore
ποιμαίνω tend, shepherd
βόσκω graze; tend, herd
προΐστημι lead, manage; rule, direct
ἀναμιμνῄσκω remind